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From auctor (author; originator) +‎ .



auctōrō (present infinitive auctōrāre, perfect active auctōrāvī, supine auctōrātum); first conjugation

  1. I become security for, give a pledge as bondsman.
  2. (often reflexive or passive) I bind or oblige myself, hire myself out.


   Conjugation of auctoro (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present auctōrō auctōrās auctōrat auctōrāmus auctōrātis auctōrant
imperfect auctōrābam auctōrābās auctōrābat auctōrābāmus auctōrābātis auctōrābant
future auctōrābō auctōrābis auctōrābit auctōrābimus auctōrābitis auctōrābunt
perfect auctōrāvī auctōrāvistī auctōrāvit auctōrāvimus auctōrāvistis auctōrāvērunt, auctōrāvēre
pluperfect auctōrāveram auctōrāverās auctōrāverat auctōrāverāmus auctōrāverātis auctōrāverant
future perfect auctōrāverō auctōrāveris auctōrāverit auctōrāverimus auctōrāveritis auctōrāverint
passive present auctōror auctōrāris, auctōrāre auctōrātur auctōrāmur auctōrāminī auctōrantur
imperfect auctōrābar auctōrābāris, auctōrābāre auctōrābātur auctōrābāmur auctōrābāminī auctōrābantur
future auctōrābor auctōrāberis, auctōrābere auctōrābitur auctōrābimur auctōrābiminī auctōrābuntur
perfect auctōrātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect auctōrātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect auctōrātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present auctōrem auctōrēs auctōret auctōrēmus auctōrētis auctōrent
imperfect auctōrārem auctōrārēs auctōrāret auctōrārēmus auctōrārētis auctōrārent
perfect auctōrāverim auctōrāverīs auctōrāverit auctōrāverīmus auctōrāverītis auctōrāverint
pluperfect auctōrāvissem auctōrāvissēs auctōrāvisset auctōrāvissēmus auctōrāvissētis auctōrāvissent
passive present auctōrer auctōrēris, auctōrēre auctōrētur auctōrēmur auctōrēminī auctōrentur
imperfect auctōrārer auctōrārēris, auctōrārēre auctōrārētur auctōrārēmur auctōrārēminī auctōrārentur
perfect auctōrātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect auctōrātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present auctōrā auctōrāte
future auctōrātō auctōrātō auctōrātōte auctōrantō
passive present auctōrāre auctōrāminī
future auctōrātor auctōrātor auctōrantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives auctōrāre auctōrāvisse auctōrātūrus esse auctōrārī auctōrātus esse auctōrātum īrī
participles auctōrāns auctōrātūrus auctōrātus auctōrandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
auctōrāre auctōrandī auctōrandō auctōrandum auctōrātum auctōrātū

Related terms[edit]


  • auctoro in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • auctoro in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • auctoro in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to give a person advice: auctorem esse alicui, ut
    • (ambiguous) to have as authority for a thing: auctorem aliquem habere alicuius rei
    • (ambiguous) the book is attributed to an unknown writer: liber refertur ad nescio quem auctorem
    • (ambiguous) statesmen: auctores consilii publici